Captain O'Sullivan; Or, Adventures, Civil, Military, and Matrimonial, of a Gentleman on Half Pay

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第 107 頁 - Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night ; And for the day confined to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away.
第 177 頁 - OH ! weep for the hour, When to Eveleen's bower The Lord of the Valley with false vows came ; The moon hid her light From the heavens that night, And wept behind her clouds o'er the maiden's shame. The clouds...
第 82 頁 - How beautiful she looks!— The teeming jolly Spring smiles in her blooming face, and, when she was conceived, her mother smelt to roses...
第 260 頁 - I'll tell thee what, my friend, He is a very serpent in my way; And wheresoe'er this foot of mine doth tread, He lies before me. Dost thou understand me? Thou art his keeper. HUBERT. And I'll keep him so That he shall not offend your Majesty.
第 16 頁 - ... so, that even a clergyman was not allowed to be present at the ceremony. " Whether this union might have proved fortunate, I cannot say, for it was the shortest of the whole. Mr. Mortimer, in the " Stranger," had been just reconciled to his wife, and a crowded house dissolved in tears, when a young lady stepped from the wings, tore him from the embrace of Mrs. Haller, and claimed him as her own. From a tin box she triumphantly produced a certificate of her marriage, and poor dear Mr. Mortimer...
第 92 頁 - ... introduction of Mr. Sparks. He is indeed a mine of information respecting everything which it is most interesting to learn of your great country ; and I am proud to tell you that he did us the favour to communicate his knowledge and his sentiments with great freedom. His very looks bespeak goodness, and the more I conversed with him the more I was struck with the candour of his mind, as well as the strength of his judgment. I had the pleasure of introducing him to several literary friends, and...
第 72 頁 - How cam'st thou hither, tell me, and wherefore ? The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, And the place death, considering who thou art, If any of my kinsmen find thee here. Romeo. With love's light wings did I o'er-perch these walls, For stony limits cannot hold love out, And what love can do that dares love attempt ; Therefore thy kinsmen are no let to me. Juliet. If they do see thee, they will murder thee.
第 289 頁 - Tis Lady Jeffreys that owns this station, Like Alexander, or Queen Helen fair ; There's no commander throughout the nation For emulation can with her compare. She has castles round her, that no nine-pounder Could dare to plunder her place of strength ; But Oliver Cromwell he did her pummel, And made a breach in her battlement.
第 264 頁 - Who has e'er had the luck to see Donnybrook Fair '{ An Irishman, all in his glory, is there, With his sprig of Shillelah and shamrock so green...
第 51 頁 - Was ever woman in this humour wooed? Was ever woman in this humour won ? I'll have her; but I will not keep her long.

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